Q&A With Australian Ballerina Trinity Andaloro

I had the chance recently to ask Trinity Andaloro some questions about her journey as a ballerina. Trinity is a fantastic dancer, she takes to the stage with incredible poise and elegance. Her love for ballet is amazing. Below are her responses.

Q1: When did you start ballet?

I was 5 years old when I started ballet.

Q2: Where do you currently dance?

I currently dance at Queensland National Ballet

Q3: How long have you been en pointe for?

I have been on pointe for 4 years

Q4: What pointe shoes do you currently wear?

I currently wear Grishko 2007s

Q5: How did you first get involved in ballet?

I first got involved in ballet because I was always a very energetic kid and mum put in ballet class and I loved it

Q6: What is your favourite variation?

My favourite variation is Kitri act III

Q7: What company would you love to work for?

I would love to work for a contemporary company, Sydney dace company

Q8: Do you have a favourite memory/moment in ballet?

My favourite memory was my first pointe class

Q9: Who are your ballet roles models? Dancers that inspire you.

My ballet role model is Misty Copeland

Q10: Best advice you’ve ever received from a teacher?

My best advice i have ever received is ‘dance for yourself and no one else, don’t compare yourself’

Q11: Advise you’d give a young version of yourself?

‘Don’t be to fixated on things you cant change’

Q12: Best thing about being a ballerina?

Getting to do what you love everyday and learning new things everyday

Q13: Hardest thing about being a ballerina?

The hardest thing is working hard and feeling like you have gotten nothing from it even though you have

Q14: It seems like such hard work, did you ever have days growing up where you were like “ugh maybe I’ll just pick an easier career so I can be like a normal teenager”?

Absolutely yes, but I kept going and I’m so glad I did

Q15: Classical or romantic tutu?

Classical tutu

Q16: Have you ever suffered a serious injury?

I have, when I was 13 I had a stress fracture in my second metatarsal in my growth plate and I was in a boot for 4 months

Q17: What do you like to do when you aren’t dancing (your free time)?

I am ALWAYS dancing but when I’m not I’m usually with my friends or family or shopping

Categories: Ballet

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